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>> a flood washed is up for tonight, but how long promise me low prices. and stick to it. like seriously low prices. [ male announcer ] at safeway, we made a promise of low prices. and we're keeping it. [ female announcer ] with club card specials like pork loin rib half, 99 cents a pound and campbell's select harvest soup only a $1 each. i need to know that when i'm here, the low prices will be too. monday, tuesday, everyday. i'm a big fan of everyday. [ male announcer ] and with thousands of everyday low prices, you'll save all over the store. [ female announcer ] low prices you can count on. at safeway, that's our promise. that's ingredients for life. >> i think in is dead. >> a young child is fighting for his life and two teenagers are being blamed. abc 7 is on storm watch. as tonight's threatening weather moved on? it is a story that has a lot of
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people scratching their head. the accident that killed a man in charge of a well-known company. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00, on your side. >> 82-year-old boy was shot in the chest this night. --a to them -- a 2-year-old boy shot himself in the chest tonight. >> he is in critical condition. the hospital is not commenting at all. this is a young boy who found a loaded gun in his home under a bed that went off. >> at children's hospital, friends and family are holding out hope. >> but it is sad. >> i think he is a typical little boy. he never had problems.
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>> police were called in to the portland apartment in hagerstown monday morning. in such apartments 7, up search found the 2-year-old in the chest. he found a handgun under the bed and accidentally shot himself. >> the carry the little kid out and he was hanging there. >> investigators say devoted gun was in possession of the child's 16-year-old brother, marcus. seven people were inside the apartment when the gun went off. >> nowadays, you can expect anything. >> police say even as the toddler lay wounded, 17-year- old fantasia rivera took the gun and hit it in a nearby playground. >> what was he doing up at 1:30 in the morning? >> a little boy fighting for his life and in neighborhood changed for the worse. >> i will not walk outside
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anymore. there are guns at the park and people in these buildings should not have guns,. . >> the police k-9 unit later recovered that gun. the teenagers face multiple charges. they are being charged as adults. our prayers are with a little boy tonight. >> thanks a lot, rich. another infant is in the hospital after a car crash in prince george's county at the intersection of floral park road and all the liberty lane. the car the truck was riding in hit a tree. four other people suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital. no word yet on what caused the car accident. >> we have some new video on the damage left behind after some strong storms breezed through this area. trees fell on a cart in
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northeast, on massachusetts avenue. luckily, no one was hurt. we asked for rain after weeks without much, but it looks like we are making up for it now. >> restarted to get what we needed and it looks like it is not over yet. >> we are getting a break right now, caroline and leon. depending on where you live, there has been a lot of rain. some spots like bethesda had over an inch of rain. downtown in washington, only 0.25 inches of rain. that is folks out toward the eastern shore. this area is still under a flood watch that includes our local area. if you look at the graphics, you can see where that area is.
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. there is a coastal flood warning out as well. we will see more rain coming. more on the way when i join you in a few minutes. the doctor who survived the deadly shooting at johns hopkins hospital is back home. he was released shortly before 6:00 this evening. he was shot after he delivered bad news about a mother's medical condition. a man killed the mother and turned the gun on himself after a day-long walk down at johns hopkins. in baltimore, firefighters searched through the rubble of a collapsed building. the structure fell this afternoon. the policeman said he saw a woman standing in part of the building when it fell, but so far firefighters have not found any victims and do not know what caused the building to collapse. for anyone who's morning
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commute takes them over memorial bridge, it is closed for repairs and will not open until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. this is the second night in a row the bridge has been shut down for structural work. maryland's new cell phone lot is set to take effect later this week. it starts friday. anyone holding a cell phone or texting while driving could be ticketed. drivers who are caught can get points put on their license and face a $100 fine. a deal is shaking up the skies. southwest airlines is buying air tran for $1.40 million. >> you will be able to fly southwest out of lincoln national airport. -- out of reagan national airport. >> there has been a lot of mixed reaction. you have to remember here at national airport there are a lot of business travelers. they are excited about having
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additional flight options. many say cheaper is not always better. >> it used to be that those looking to save would have to make the drive to baltimore or dulles. >> i love southwest because it flies out of bwi. >> the first thing and look at is price. for most of the time, i can fly southwest really cheap. >> with southwest acquiring air tran, the low-cost carrier is expected to move into reagan national. many travelers are excited because southwest does not charge for checked bags or snacks. >> there are a lot of advantages for choosing them over any other airline. >> many business travelers say , first-t's first-come serve unseating leaves travelers
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who schedule late wheezing in middle seats. >> i hope they get reserved seating. >> what business travelers like is they will easily be able to get to major cities like new york, boston, and atlanta. southwest hope to have the merger complete in the last -- the next nine to 24 months. >> turning now to stunning news coming out of london -- the man who owns the country that -- the company that makes the popular segway is dead. he was found in a river at the bottom of a cliff. apparently, he fell off of that clip while riding on a segway. he was a self-made millionaire who bought the company last year. he was 62-year-old. guilty as charged was the verdict announced against andrew gallo.
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he was driving drunk last year when his car collided with a vehicle carrying a los angeles angels pitcher. the man and his friends were killed. president obama is in albuquerque tonight as part of a stop on a four-state tour. in the coming days, the president will be traveling to wisconsin and iowa before wrapping up in virginia. today, he signed a small- business bill into law. he says it will help spur job growth. after the break, flaws found in the sea and boating equipment. -- in d.c. voting equipment. >> from a fantasy to a dream come true.
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at 11:00. captioned by the national captioning institute on your side. new at 11:00, and audit shows the new voting equipment used during the primaries did have some flaws. there was a discrepancy between the electronic scans and the hand tallies. it was small and within the margin allowed by law. software used in the primaries was not the persian the district requested. with 36 days until the midterm elections, the battles are starting to get heated. >> on twitter, politicians are taking on their opponents in 140 characters or less. >> it was another viral moment in a vicious price. senate majority reader harry reid was striking back at his
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republican rival, sharron angle. one of her campaign managers posted this video of reid supporters with an insult. >> it is the newest media possible so that are going to use it. >> these day, it is as common as attack ads. uple tweets "cocked uked stimulous monkey." this tweet refers to campaign managers as "13-year-old girls." >> she is not getting any real issues. she is just belittling. >> it is name-calling in the hallways. >> not one boater we talk to was impressed. >> i do not think that is the best use of your time when you're trying to get out a
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political message. >> sarah palin has more than one -- more than 0.2 $5 million. 15 of the 25 most popular congressional protect accounts belong to republicans. at the top of the list, john mccain with $1.7 million. president obama leads them all with more than 5 million followers. a popular juice maker is accused of popular advertising -- of deceptive advertising. pom wonderful uses ads which suggest that its use by its prostate cancer. the government says there is no scientific study to back that up. a few days into fall, temperatures in los angeles soared to a record 113 degrees. the previous high of 112 was set back in 1990.
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city leaders urged residents to stay indoors. hot temperatures were particularly surprising as the city had a relatively cool summer. in north carolina have a rains triggered major flooding -- the heavy rains triggered major flooding. this is wilmington. funding trapped cars along the roadway. so far, no reports of any injuries. >> that tropical moisture has come over us. there have been 2 inches of rain in some areas. more to come tomorrow morning. outside today, depending on just where you were, there were some very heavy rains. we are overall still in a dry time. our temperatures outside right now -- by the way, in los angeles that was the all-time record high hitemperature. 78 degrees was our high
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temperature. officially down at national airport, less than 0.25 inches of rain. in bethesda, over 2 inches. vienna, about 0.25 inches. southern maryland, tomorrow morning, you may be seeing some heavy rains down around charlotte county and st. mary's county. here is what is going on around the area. here is the regional radar. here we are in washington. he was the first batch we came to earlier today. there is a general area of low pressure. this next batch will come up and over, and i think more into southern maryland as we get into the early morning areas. i think we will break out with a bit of sunshine. high temperatures around the country today, we were at 78. the mid part of the country again in the '80s. phoenix was 106. it missed the record by one
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degree. humidity all the way into new york city. we are headed toward october with a do point of 70 -- a dew point of 70. another wave is going to be dipping to the south. by thursday, that will be bringing in more heavy rains. tomorrow morning, especially folks in southern maryland and the eastern suburbs of washington will see locally heavy rain showers. by 12:00, that latest batch moves off. i think by tomorrow afternoon it will become sunny, warm, a little bit of leftover summer weather with a temperature near 80 degrees. we will get a break on wednesday. then the next batch of some locally heavy rain comes in on thursday with temperatures on thursday in the mid 70's. after all of that move is by, we
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dry out. because it is monday and we are looking forward to the weekend already, it looks like october. it is october. >> it is october. for once, it feels like the month we are in. >> we could use some rain, but spread it out a little bit. a young local talent making it big. expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricity standard. it will spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just
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big news for washington music lovers. placido domingo announced that he is resigning from the national opera. he has been there since 1996 as artistic director and then general director. the opera's feature has been in question amid speculation over a merger with the kennedy center. the man does said he will leave when his contract expires next year. 810-year-old singer from prince george's county is hitting some -- a 10-year-old singer from
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prince urges county is hitting some high notes. >> this starke did more than just win. -- star did more than just win. >> he has worked with stevie wonder, but today he is all about jasmine. >> her ability to feel what the song is saying -- she is 10 and she can feel the songs like she has lived here before. >> she recently won the apollos competitive stars of tomorrow contest. her video on youtube has racked up more than 2000 years. >> i was in all of what she has done. that voice coming out of that small body. >> jasmine said her church has had a tremendous effect on her ability as an artist. it is where she has gotten her training and encouragement.
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>> i just want to share the get i got from god. >> that does not mean it is easy. she practices constantly. while she does not have any competition coming up, she wants to be like michael jackson. this past year, she has acted in a couple of low-budget films and maintained excellent grades in school. >> she has been able to maintain an honor roll average. >> but for her it is not about gaining recognition or aberration. it is about bringing joy to others and proving that nothing is impossible. >> you can follow your dreams. i know everybody says that, but it is really true. >> she already those what everyone says. >> she has been here before. she is an old soul. the redskins watched their
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loss to st. louis and will take a day off to reflect and refocus, while the losers are ready to take to court within the alley. ready to take to court within the alley. next in sports
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toy to dealers. moving you forward.
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>> 35 minutes from now, the wizards will take the court at george mason university in the nba's first midnight madness. training camp will be under way. earlier today, the wizard's held their first media day. arenas was strangely introverted and reserved. >> i am very happy. in the past when i used to show happen is on the outside -- there is no need to do that anymore. i can just play the game the right way, with my passion. >> meanwhile, the superstar and future of this ball club is john walsh. you can tell the rocky is mature enough to handle it because the first time -- the first thing he talked about was being a teammate. >> i just want people to know that i am me and i do not want
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to get treated any different. i might get extra bow to shoots, but i want to be treated like my team. i hope we have a great run this year. >> the redskins watched the tape of yesterday's loss to st. louis and will have tomorrow off to refocus for the eagles. today, while there is disappointment with yesterday's game, there is no panic. these guys were very introspective. they realized it is just week three of the season. >> players, coaches, and whoever is involved have to look at themselves in the mirror and get it fixed. >> we are not as bad as we might think. we just have to pull it together and keep working. >> the philadelphia phillies beat up on mthe nats tonight.
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that baby was a frozen rope. a solo shot was all roy halladay needed. he earned his 21st run of the season to win the eastern division title for the fourth straight year. the orioles beat the braves 4-0 down in tampa. an 18-game nfl season is about to become reality. >> 18 games coming up in the nfl? >> 18 games coming up in the nfl?
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